Special Report

The Value of a Dollar in Every State

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16. Kansas
> Value of a dollar: $1.11
> Personal income: $47,547 (10th highest)
> Cost of living adjusted income: $52,658 (17th highest)
> Median home value: $144,900 (10th highest)

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17. Kentucky
> Value of a dollar: $1.13
> Personal income: $39,743 (9th lowest)
> Cost of living adjusted income: $44,462 (8th lowest)
> Median home value: $135,600 (6th highest)

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18. Louisiana
> Value of a dollar: $1.10
> Personal income: $43,277 (23rd lowest)
> Cost of living adjusted income: $48,003 (19th lowest)
> Median home value: $158,000 (16th highest)

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19. Maine
> Value of a dollar: $1.02
> Personal income: $39,998 (10th lowest)
> Cost of living adjusted income: $45,992 (11th lowest)
> Median home value: $184,700 (25th highest)

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20. Maryland
> Value of a dollar: $0.91
> Personal income: $46,969 (12th highest)
> Cost of living adjusted income: $54,310 (10th highest)
> Median home value: $306,900 (6th lowest)